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Sr. Consultant, Product Solutions, HFS

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Institutional Trust
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101666 Requisition #

Northern Trust Job Description

SUMMARY

Operates independently and has in-depth knowledge of business unit, specific area of expertise and strong knowledge in other areas. Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult. As subject area expert, provides comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level.

 

Uses specific knowledge of a discipline to achieve goals through own work. Has specific knowledge or expertise typically gained through formal education or equivalent experience. Uses expertise to provide guidance to others as a project manager or consultant. Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines. Solves complex problems. Works independently; receives minimal guidance. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience

 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Solves complex problems
  • Takes a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams
  • Works as a mid-level contributor to the Product Solutions team that is responsible for the following:
    • This team of technical experts assume the role of product managers, of which this role focuses on business analysis and quality assurance
    • This team will provide day-to-day decision making throughout the systems development lifecycle process in terms of defining scope, requirement writing, design solutioning with the development teams, actively managing development backlog/prioritization decision-making, and testing and/or testing oversight and sign off.
    • This role will align to a dedicated development team; however, expected to support different development teams based on top priorities of the business
    • This role will provide business analysis by writing user stories of development inclusive of acceptance criteria, calculation models and UI mockups; further, this role will oftentimes participate in refinement sessions with the broader team to determine solutions and related requirements
    • This role will support test plan generation, test data setup and test execution to support quality assurance and validation of new development
    • This role will provide oversight of additional testers that support the developer team in India with limited overlap time
    • This role will have an expectation to clearly communicate within their Development Teams and across Development Teams to ensure business solutions are executed effectively and solutions are optimally built.
    • This role will work very closely with Development Team “Agile Project Managers” (previously called “Workstream Managers”) who are responsible for organizing and delivering against technology development roadmaps; and with the Program Management Team’s Project Managers who are responsible for project execution.
    • This role also will assist with client implementations as necessary in coordination with the Client Implementation team.
    • Some members of this team may also work on client migrations from legacy to new systems.
    • Ultimately, this team is responsible for delivering quality business solutions that are impactful to HFS’ clients, Omnium segment stakeholders (ex – IOO, Derivates, SMAO, APAC, EMEA, etc.), and NT partners.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines
  • Applies best practices and how own area integrates with others
  • Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus
  • Flexible and adaptable to change; capable of being a ‘change agent’ to identify and drive productivity transformation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills (“solutions-oriented” mindset)
  • Client relationship focused (internal and external relationships)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy

 

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • A College or University degree and relevant proven work experience
  • Must have experience in one or more of the three areas below
    • Experience with software development either through testing or business analysis
    • Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Alternative Asset Management specific
    • Proven product and / or project management practice

 

About Northern Trust: 

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.  

 

Working with Us: 

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!      

 

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We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. 

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